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Town Hall
An interactive, roundtable-style discussion. For members only.
August 24, 2020

AI and Machine Learning – Dependency, Limitations and Bias during this Transformational Era

Technology Executive Council | AI & Machine Learning

As more companies adopt AI and Machine Learning technologies, what are the need to knows for addressing dependency, limitations, and bias? A breakdown and discussion of the latest TEC quarterly survey results.

Host

Julia Boorstin, CNBC Senior Media & Technology Correspondent

Speakers

Miriam Vogel, EqualAI CEO

August 24, 2020

AI and Machine Learning – Dependency, Limitations and Bias during this Transformational Era

Technology Executive Council | AI & Machine Learning

As more companies adopt AI and Machine Learning technologies, what are the need to knows for addressing dependency, limitations, and bias? A breakdown and discussion of the latest TEC quarterly survey results.

Key Points

  • Implicit bias is human and may be negative or positive. Either way, it's critical that checks and balances are in place.
  • AI can develop bias over time — it does go through human touchpoints to be formed — but it can also be rectified by retraining models.
Forum
In this signature event series, expect peer-to-peer networking with themed breakout sessions.
July 15, 2020

Innovating Through a Disruptive Era

Technology Executive Council | Digital Transformation & Innovation

Jim McKelvey, Square co-founder and author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, in conversation with CNBC “Squawk Alley” Co-Anchor Jon Fortt about encouraging innovation.

Host

Jon Fortt, Co-Anchor, CNBC’s “TechCheck"

Speakers

Jim McKelvey, Square Co-founder

Jason Kelly, Ginkgo Bioworks Founder

Tomer Weingarten, SentinelOne CEO

Bijal Shah, Guild Education CTO and Chief Payments Officer

July 15, 2020

Innovating Through a Disruptive Era

Technology Executive Council | Digital Transformation & Innovation

Jim McKelvey, Square co-founder and author of The Innovation Stack: Building an Unbeatable Business One Crazy Idea at a Time, in conversation with CNBC “Squawk Alley” Co-Anchor Jon Fortt about encouraging innovation.

Key Points

  • Innovation stacks occur when facing unique problems. The solution to one problem leads to another, sometimes several problems. This chain can reoccur until you end up with a collection of both independent and interlocking inventions, or you fail.
  • Innovation stacks result in unique innovations and can be applied to new industries.
Town Hall
An interactive, roundtable-style discussion. For members only.
May 29, 2020

Security & Privacy in a Covid-19 World

Technology Executive Council | Security & Data

From medical data to corporate security, our information has never been more vulnerable. Insights, actionable ideas, and a discussion of concrete challenges in a private forum.

Host

Jon Fortt, Co-Anchor, CNBC’s “Tech Check"

Speakers

Sue Gordon, CNBC Contributor and Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

May 29, 2020

Security & Privacy in a Covid-19 World

Technology Executive Council | Security & Data

From medical data to corporate security, our information has never been more vulnerable. Insights, actionable ideas, and a discussion of concrete challenges in a private forum.

Key Points

  • The government and private sector have worked closely together for many years.
  • Because we've gone from the government introducing the technologies that transform the security landscape to private sectors introducing that new tech, the responsibility of thinking about how our actions affect the security landscape tend to fall on those sectors.
  • The public-private relationship, at its best, works in both directions.
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Town Hall
An interactive, roundtable-style discussion. For members only.
May 8, 2020

Trial by Fire — Tackling Covid-19

Technology Executive Council | Crisis Management & Resilience | Digital Transformation & Innovation

A discussion on how digital transformation is allowing companies to spring into action in the fight against Covid-19, and what it means for future production and tech deployment.

Host

Jon Fortt Co-Anchor, CNBC’s “TechCheck"

Speakers

A. Charles Thomas, General Motors Chief Data Officer & TEC Founding Member

Gabrielle Wolfson, Quest Diagnostics SVP & Chief Information Officer & TEC Founding Member

May 8, 2020

Trial by Fire — Tackling Covid-19

Technology Executive Council | Crisis Management & Resilience | Digital Transformation & Innovation

A discussion on how digital transformation is allowing companies to spring into action in the fight against Covid-19, and what it means for future production and tech deployment.

Key Points

  • Data is an asset that needs to be protected. Using data helps us make better decisions when faced with a crisis such as Covid-19.
  • Digital transformation will not only impact how we survive now but also how we thrive in the future.
  • Never let a crisis go to waste. If you don't come out of this doing business differently, you've missed the space to transform.
  • Now is the time to double down on your digital and service capability.
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Breaking News
A roundtable discussion on a devleoping, pressing breaking news topic impacting member executives.
April 17, 2020

Doubling Down on Digital Transformation

Technology Executive Council | Digital Transformation & Innovation | Security & Data

A conversation about how technology executives can best ensure business continuity, productivity, and customer success during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Host

Deirdre Bosa, CNBC Technology Reporter

Speakers

Bill McDermott, ServiceNow President and CEO

April 17, 2020

Doubling Down on Digital Transformation

Technology Executive Council | Digital Transformation & Innovation | Security & Data

A conversation about how technology executives can best ensure business continuity, productivity, and customer success during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key Points

  • We are living in a "business model innovation moment of our lifetimes," according to McDermott.
  • The way we host events and consume products will forever be changed.
  • Digital transformation will not only impact how we survive now but also how we thrive in the future.
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Past
Speakers

  • Valerie Jarrett

    Former Obama White House Sr. Advisor

    Eric Yuan

    CEO, Zoom

    Tiger Tyagarajan

    CEO, Genpact

    Erika H. James

    Dean, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

    Bill McDermott

    President and CEO, ServiceNow

    Congresswoman Yvette Clarke

    U.S. Representative (NY)

    Caryn Seidman-Becker

    Co-Founder & Chairman, CLEAR

    Tsedal Neeley

    Professor, Harvard Business School

  • Dr. Scott Gottlieb

    Fmr Commissioner, Food & Drug Administration

    Mary-Frances Winters

    President & CEO, The Winters Group

    Cassandra Hatton

    Sotheby's Global Head of Science & Popular Culture Dept.

    Fran Katsoudas

    CHRO, Cisco & WEC Member

    Katy Milkman

    Professor, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

    Kenneth Feinberg

    Attorney, Mediation & Dispute Resolution

    Jim McKelvey

    Co-Founder, Square

    John Chambers

    JC2 Ventures CEO and Cisco Systems Chairman Emeritus

  • Henrique Dubugras

    Brex Co-Founder & Co-CEO

    Sharon Epperson

    CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent

    Andrew Ross Sorkin

    “Squawk Box” Co-Anchor

    Jon Fortt

    “TechCheck” Co-Anchor

    Deirdre Bosa

    “TechCheck” Co-Anchor

    Julia Boorstin

    CNBC Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent

    Meg Tirrell

    CNBC Senior Health & Science Reporter

    Seema Mody

    CNBC Global Markets Reporter and Host, “Trading Nation”